A bus driver in Sweden suffered serious injuries when he was pelted with stones by an African migrant demanding a free ride, according to reports.
The perpetrator, identified as Desale Alemseged, a 23-year-old male citizen of Eritrea, was recently convicted in the brutal attack, along with a slew of other crimes, but will not face deportation.
On April 7, Alemseged was waiting at a bus stop in Kungälv, a municipality in Västra Götaland County.
When a public transport pulled up, he tried to board without a ticket.
When the driver informed Alemseged he could not ride without paying, the Eritrean flew into a rage and began throwing rocks at the man.
The driver was struck in the head by a large stone and suffered multiple injuries.
Alemseged was arrested, but denied any involvement during interrogation, claiming he had "eaten pizza with a blonde" before taking a bus to "meet a Muslim priest" at the time of the attack.
When the Eritrean was showed surveillance footage of the barbaric assault, he claimed the suspect could be "someone else" matching his description.
"On September 20, the Gothenburg District Court announced that Desale was convicted of aggravated violence against a civil servant. He is also convicted of assault, theft and drug offenses," Samnytt reports. "The district court has obtained a forensic psychiatric report in which it is stated that Desale committed the crimes 'under the influence of a serious mental disorder.'"
"The court therefore considers that forensic psychiatric care with a special discharge examination is an appropriate sanction."
Deportation of the Eritrean was reportedly never considered by the court.
This article was originally published by Infowars Europe.